Saudis’ Unprecedented Break with Washington over Egypt By F. William Engdahl

19 July 2013 — Global Research

One of the least commented aspects of ousting Egypt’s Morsi is the defiant act of the Saudi Royal House in backing the ouster of the Brotherhood and supporting the military restoration. The Saudi move is unprecedented in its open defiance of White House declared backing for the Muslim Brotherhood. The implications of the split are huge. Continue reading

GMO Scandal: The Long Term Effects of Genetically Modified Food on Humans By F. William Engdahl

22 January, 2013 — Global Research,

One of the great mysteries surrounding the spread of GMO plants around the world since the first commercial crops were released in the early 1990’s in the USA and Argentina has been the absence of independent scientific studies of possible long-term effects of a diet of GMO plants on humans or even rats. Now it has come to light the real reason. The GMO agribusiness companies like Monsanto, BASF, Pioneer, Syngenta and others prohibit independent research.

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No Wonder China is Nervous as Obama Pivots By William Engdahl

22 November 2012 — William Engdahl

The US Military Posture Change

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To read the mainstream Western media, one would conclude that China has become an economic giant now intent on flexing its military muscle and making a massive arms buildup to do so. China’s designated new President, Xi Jinping, has just won both the top Communist party post from predecessor Hu Jintao as well as the head of the powerful Central Military Commission, giving Xi a full takeover of party and armed forces.

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Syria, Turkey, Israel and a Greater Middle East Energy War By William Engdahl

12. October 2012 — Boiling Frogs

The battle for the future control of Syria is at the heart of this enormous geopolitical war and tug of war

sti1On October 3, 2012 the Turkish military launched repeated mortar shellings inside Syrian territory. The military action, which was used by the Turkish military, conveniently, to establish a ten-kilometer wide no-man s land buffer zone inside Syria, was in response to the alleged killing by Syrian armed forces of several Turkish civilians along the border. There is widespread speculation that the one Syrian mortar that killed five Turkish civilians well might have been fired by Turkish-backed opposition forces intent on giving Turkey a pretext to move militarily, in military intelligence jargon, a false flag operation.[1]

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Obama’s Geopolitical China ‘Pivot’: The Pentagon Targets China By F. William Engdahl

24 August, 2012 — Global Research

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the nominal end of the Cold War some twenty years back, rather than reducing the size of its mammoth defense spending, the US Congress and all US Presidents have enormously expanded spending for new weapons systems, increased permanent military bases around the world and expansion of NATO not only to former Warsaw Pact countries on Russia’s immediate periphery; it also has expanded NATO and US military presence deep into Asia on the perimeters of China through its conduct of the Afghan war and related campaigns.

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The New Mediterranean Oil & Gas Bonanza: Part II By William Engdahl

4 March 2012Boiling Frogs

Rising Energy Tensions in the Aegean—Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria

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The discovery in late 2010 of the huge natural gas bonanza off Israel’s Mediterranean shores triggered other neighboring countries to look more closely at their own waters. The results revealed that the entire eastern Mediterranean is swimming in huge untapped oil and gas reserves. That discovery is having enormous political, geopolitical as well as economic consequences. It well may have potential military consequences too.

Preliminary exploration has confirmed similarly impressive reserves of gas and oil in the waters off Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and potentially, Syria.

Greek ‘energy Sirtaki’

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Regime Change in the Russian Federation? Why Washington Wants ‘Finito’ with Vladimir Putin By F. William Engdahl

10 January, 2012 — Global Research

Washington clearly wants ‘finito’ with Russia’s Putin as in basta! or as they said in Egypt last spring, Kefaya–enough!. Hillary Clinton and friends have apparently decided Russia’s prospective next president, Vladimir Putin, is a major obstacle to their plans. Few however understand why. Russia today, in tandem with China and to a significant degree Iran, form the spine, however shaky, of the only effective global axis of resistance to a world dominated by one sole superpower.

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Why Moscow does not Trust Washington on Missile Defense By F. William Engdahl

2 December 2011 — Global Research

Most in the civilized world are blissfully unaware that we are marching ineluctably towards an increasingly likely pre-emptive nuclear war. No, it’s not at all about Iran and Israel. It’s about the decision of Washington and the Pentagon to push Moscow up against the wall with what is euphemistically called Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD).

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Russia's High Stakes Energy Geopolitics BY F. William Engdahl

14 November 2011 — Global ResearchF. William Engdahl – Oil Politics

Nord Stream, the huge Russian-German pipeline project, began delivering gas to the EU

On November 7 the first of two pipelines for Nord Stream, the huge Russian-German gas pipeline project, began delivery of gas. The event was no minor affair. German Chancellor Merkel and Russian President Medvedev along with the prime ministers of France and the Netherlands and the EU Energy Commissioner formally opened the first of two 1224-kilometre pipelines at Lubmin in northern Germany, beginning delivery of the first gas direct from Russia’s Yuzhno-Russkoye gas field in Siberia to Germany.

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Video: ‘Western countries fighting for Libya’s oil fields like piranhas’ — RT

22 August 2011 — RT

Months of chaos await Libya if the NATO-led operation in the country topples Muammar Gaddafi, political analyst William Engdahl told RT, but regime change would suit Western oil interests.

‘They are eventually going to topple Gaddafi,’ he said. ‘And I think what Libya is going to face after that is a period of prolonged chaos. Nobody knows the outcome.’

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Video: 'Western countries fighting for Libya’s oil fields like piranhas' — RT

22 August 2011 — RT

Months of chaos await Libya if the NATO-led operation in the country topples Muammar Gaddafi, political analyst William Engdahl told RT, but regime change would suit Western oil interests.

‘They are eventually going to topple Gaddafi,’ he said. ‘And I think what Libya is going to face after that is a period of prolonged chaos. Nobody knows the outcome.’

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